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New York's Oyster Bar: Serving up Reefs and Resiliency

08/12/14

New York's Oyster Bar: Serving up Reefs and Resiliency

Green Team #29 investigates the feasibility of bringing the city's erstwhile oyster population back to life.

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Q&A: A.J. Paron-Wildes on "Design Empathy" and the Workplace

08/06/14

Q&A: A.J. Paron-Wildes on "Design Empathy" and the Workplace

The Allsteel designer talks about workplace design and interaction, her work on autism, and office trends.

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Two Artists Predict the End of Architecture

08/06/14

Two Artists Predict the End of Architecture

The world's most iconic museums meet their #doom in this apocalyptic series of images.

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Building Diplomacy: 50 Years of the Swiss Embassy in New Delhi

08/05/14

Building Diplomacy: 50 Years of the Swiss Embassy in New Delhi

The story of how the Modernist landmark came to be

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New Report Takes Aim at Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial

08/05/14

New Report Takes Aim at Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial

The architect's plans for a memorial to the 34th President of the United States received yet another blow last week.

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SOFTlab Lets 20,000 Flowers Bloom in Soho

08/05/14

SOFTlab Lets 20,000 Flowers Bloom in Soho

The studio's latest installation is digital fabrication-meets-Jolly Rancher.

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New York's Twilight Zone: Inside Roosevelt Island's Concrete Townscape

08/04/14

New York's Twilight Zone: Inside Roosevelt Island's Concrete Townscape

The first of a two-part series, the authors behind "Icon or Eyesore?" explore the Brutalist architecture of the city's strange island town.

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Q&A: Renzo Piano

07/31/14

Q&A: Renzo Piano

The architect talks about museum design, the new Whitney, and why buildings should "talk to each other."

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What's Behind George Lucas's MAD Choice?

07/29/14

What's Behind George Lucas's MAD Choice?

The "Star Wars" creator had an aesthetic change of heart when he chose Beijing-based MAD Architects to design his new museum.

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Discovering Cape Cod's Modernist Legacy

07/28/14

Discovering Cape Cod's Modernist Legacy

The Outer Cape in the summer: plush beaches, fried clams, mini-golf, and...modern architecture?

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